Social Welfare Employment and Unemployment Supports

Department/Agency

Department of Social Protection

Key information

Family income supplement: families and child beneficiaries, rate of payment by family size, age of recipient and family status by family income group; back to work allowance, by sex and employment status, and by sex and age group; recipients of employment supports by county; Live Register statistics; recipients of Unemployment Benefit and Unemployment Assistance by number of dependants.

Source

Department of Social and Family Affairs administrative records.

Scope

All employment and unemployment supports paid.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

31 December

Start date

1998

Timeliness

Typically 9 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Marital status
    One parent family; Two parent family.
  • Employment status
    Employee; Self-employed.
  • County
    The 26 geographic counties.
  • Age (jobseeker’s supports)
    Less Than 20 years; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64 years.
  • Age (employment supports)
    Less Than 25 years; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65+ years.

Theme

People and Society - Social Conditions

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2017-07-06

Keywords

affairs allowance assistance beneficiaries benefit child claim claims conditions dependants dsfa education employee employees employment enterprise families family incentive income jobseekers one-parent pay-related payment recipient recipients register scheme schemes self-employed short-time smallholders social status supplement supports sws two-parent unemployment welfare work workers